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Obol of Taras (Tarentum) with kantharos

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Obverse: Kantharos surrounded by five pellets one above, two on each side. Reverse: Bucranium.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Mint

Taras (Tarentum), Calabria

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.58 gm.

Accession Number

14.289

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins